Senate Bills Returned from House with Amendments for 5/21/2013



May 21, 2013

SB 7 Nelson/ et al. SP: Raymond

Relating to improving the delivery and quality of certain health and human services, including the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term services and supports.

SB 8 Nelson/ et al. SP: Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health and human services in this state, including the provision of those services through the Medicaid program and the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in that program and other programs.

SB 16 Zaffirini/ Eltife/ Seliger/ et al. SP: Branch/ et al.

Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.

SB 24 Hinojosa/ Lucio/ Seliger/ Zaffirini/ et al. SP: Oliveira/ et al.

Relating to the creation of a new university in South Texas within The University of Texas System.

SB 58 Nelson SP: Zerwas

Relating to the integration of behavioral health and physical health services into the Medicaid managed care program.

SB 59 Nelson/ et al. SP: Callegari

Relating to required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education.

SB 66 Nelson SP: Laubenberg

Relating to the child fatality review team committee.

SB 124 Rodríguez SP: Márquez/ et al.

Relating to the punishment for the offense of tampering with certain governmental records based on certain reporting for school districts and open-enrollment charter schools.

SB 146 Williams SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to access by a public institution of higher education to the criminal history record information of certain persons seeking to reside in on-campus housing.

SB 148 Williams/ Nichols SP: Toth

Relating to certain legal advice or legal services rendered to certain public servants.

SB 149 Nelson/ et al. SP: Keffer/ et al.

Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

SB 163 Van de Putte SP: Turner, Chris/ et al.

Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed in action.

SB 219 Huffman/ et al. SP: Bonnen, Dennis/ et al.

Relating to ethics of public servants, including the functions and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; the regulation of political contributions, political advertising, lobbying, and conduct of public servants; and the reporting of political contributions and expenditures and personal financial information; providing civil and criminal penalties.

SB 227 Williams SP: Zerwas

Relating to the dispensing of aesthetic pharmaceuticals by physicians and therapeutic optometrists; imposing fees.

SB 268 Seliger SP: Smithee

Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the district attorney for the 287th Judicial District and the county attorney of Oldham County.

SB 345 Whitmire SP: Parker

Relating to the abolition of the state boot camp program.

SB 351 Hegar SP: Zerwas

Relating to the powers and duties of the Willow Point Municipal Utility District of Fort Bend and Waller Counties; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

SB 357 Hinojosa SP: Anchia

Relating to the issuance of protective orders for certain sexual, stalking, and trafficking offenses.

SB 358 Hinojosa SP: Muñoz, Jr.

Relating to the use of a polygraph statement as evidence that a defendant or releasee from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice has violated a condition of release.

SB 393 West/ et al. SP: Lewis/ et al.

Relating to the criminal procedures related to children who commit certain Class C misdemeanors.

SB 396 Hegar SP: Martinez, "Mando"

Relating to the provision of state death benefits to certain employees of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.

SB 421 Zaffirini/ et al. SP: Naishtat

Relating to the Texas System of Care and the development of local mental health systems of care for certain children.

SB 484 Whitmire/ et al. SP: Turner, Sylvester

Relating to the creation of a prostitution prevention program; authorizing a fee.

SB 499 Lucio SP: Lucio III

Relating to the determination of actual damages to enable compensation from the manufactured homeowners' recovery trust fund.

SB 503 West SP: Strama/ et al.

Relating to the establishment of the Expanded Learning Opportunities Council to study and make recommendations concerning expanded learning opportunities for public school students.

SB 511 Whitmire SP: Workman

Relating to the commitment of certain juveniles to local post-adjudication secure correctional facilities in certain counties and to the release under supervision of those juveniles.

SB 514 Davis SP: Wu

Relating to the installation, maintenance, operation, and relocation of saltwater pipeline facilities.

SB 534 West SP: Dukes

Relating to requiring permanency planning meetings for certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 562 Carona SP: Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to the license qualifications and continuing education requirements for polygraph examiners.

SB 578 Duncan SP: Sheffield, J. D.

Relating to use of countywide polling places for certain elections.

SB 644 Huffman SP: Zerwas

Relating to the creation of a standard request form for prior authorization of prescription drug benefits.

SB 652 Van de Putte SP: Guillen

Relating to the transfer of alcoholic beverages for manufacturing purposes between certain permit and license holders.

SB 656 Paxton SP: Button/ et al.

Relating to providing transparency in the budget adoption process of municipalities and counties.

SB 697 Carona SP: Eiland

Relating to the qualifications of certain nonresident individuals to hold a surplus lines agent license.

SB 718 West SP: Burkett

Relating to voluntary and involuntary mental health services.

SB 745 Nelson SP: Otto

Relating to sexual assault prevention and crisis services and to the administration of the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.

SB 763 Watson SP: Phillips

Relating to motorcycle training, the enforcement of certification standards for motorcycles, and the license requirements for a three-wheeled motorcycle; creating an offense.

SB 778 Carona SP: Clardy

Relating to trusts.

SB 831 Taylor SP: Coleman/ et al.

Relating to a list of mental health, substance abuse, and suicide prevention programs that may be selected for implementation by public schools.

SB 839 Hancock SP: Morrison

Relating to the provision of insurance coverage for certain portable electronic devices.

SB 841 Hancock SP: Smithee

Relating to certain authorized investments under the Insurance Code.

SB 869 Van de Putte SP: Zedler

Relating to the regulation of the practice of pharmacy; authorizing fees.

SB 893 Carona SP: Carter

Relating to certain conditions of, penalties for violating, and collection of information about protective orders issued in certain family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking cases.

SB 894 Whitmire/ Birdwell/ Campbell/ Carona/ Deuell/ et al. SP: Bonnen, Dennis

Relating to real property within the Capitol complex.

SB 910 Duncan SP: Morrison

Relating to certain election practices and procedures.

SB 918 Estes SP: Keffer

Relating to the sale by the Brazos River Authority and regulation of certain real property in the immediate vicinity of Possum Kingdom Lake.

SB 939 West/ et al. SP: Parker/ et al.

Relating to reporting child abuse and neglect and to training regarding recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect at schools, institutions of higher education, and other entities.

SB 946 Nelson SP: Bohac

Relating to the right to terminate a lease and avoid liability by a victim of certain sexual offenses or stalking.

SB 948 Nelson SP: Parker

Relating to management of a coordinated county transportation authority.

SB 997 Deuell SP: Hughes

Relating to the sales and use tax consequences of economic development agreements made by certain municipalities.

SB 1017 Paxton SP: Lavender

Relating to the funding for and administration of travel and information operations by the Texas Department of Transportation.

SB 1023 Watson SP: Naishtat

Relating to the renewal and extension and modification of a 99-year lease of certain state property to the City of Austin.

SB 1031 Taylor SP: Callegari

Relating to the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District; providing authority to impose a fee.

SB 1035 Carona SP: Smith

Relating to alcoholic beverage license applications and fees.

SB 1052 Carona SP: Frullo/ et al.

Relating to search warrants issued in this state and other states for certain customer data, communications, and other information held in electronic storage in this state and other states by providers of electronic communications services and remote computing services.

SB 1053 Carona SP: Guillen

Relating to the notice provided to an owner or lienholder of a vehicle towed to a vehicle storage facility or provided to an owner or operator of a vehicle by a parking facility owner.

SB 1074 Hegar SP: Bonnen, Greg

Relating to electronic transmission of documentation involved in certain insurance transactions.

SB 1086 Campbell/ et al. SP: Isaac

Relating to the regulation of certain water and sewage utilities to ensure public safety in and around certain municipalities.

SB 1106 Schwertner/ et al. SP: Davis, John

Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists under a Medicaid managed care pharmacy benefit plan.

SB 1150 Hinojosa/ et al. SP: Guerra/ et al.

Relating to a provider protection plan that ensures efficiency and reduces administrative burdens on providers participating in a Medicaid managed care model or arrangement.

SB 1169 Hegar SP: Bonnen, Dennis

Relating to water conservation.

SB 1192 Davis SP: Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to the rights of certain victims of sexual assault.

SB 1200 Van de Putte SP: Menéndez

Relating to the Texas Military Preparedness Commission and strategic planning regarding military bases and defense installations.

SB 1214 Schwertner SP: Darby

Relating to certain economic development programs administered by the Department of Agriculture.

SB 1226 Zaffirini SP: Perez

Relating to the establishment of an employment-first policy and task force to promote competitive employment opportunities that provide a living wage for individuals with disabilities.

SB 1237 Schwertner SP: Lewis

Relating to referral of disputes for alternative dispute resolution, including victim-directed referrals; authorizing a fee.

SB 1265 Nichols SP: Ritter

Relating to the election of board members for emergency services districts in certain counties.

SB 1356 Van de Putte SP: McClendon/ et al.

Relating to requiring trauma-informed care training for certain staff of county and state juvenile facilities.

SB 1365 Duncan/ Patrick SP: Villarreal/ et al.

Relating to the provision of credit by examination for public school students.

SB 1376 Eltife SP: Paddie

Relating to specialty license plates issued to retired members of the United States armed forces.

SB 1379 Hancock SP: Sheets

Relating to the standard valuation for life insurance, accident and health insurance, and annuities.

SB 1386 Hancock SP: Sheets

Relating to the nonforfeiture requirements of certain life insurance policies.

SB 1390 Davis/ et al. SP: Davis, John/ et al.

Relating to an audit by the state auditor of the Texas Enterprise Fund.

SB 1411 Deuell SP: Gooden

Relating to regulation of traffic in a conservation and reclamation district by a commissioners court.

SB 1430 Hinojosa SP: Herrero

Relating to the applicability of certain public works contracting requirements.

SB 1451 Hinojosa SP: Sheets

Relating to the prosecution of the offense of money laundering and to the forfeiture of certain contraband.

SB 1536 Van de Putte/ et al. SP: Menéndez

Relating to the Texas military; imposing criminal penalties; authorizing fees.

SB 1596 Zaffirini SP: Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to the annexation by a municipality of territory of an emergency services district.

SB 1623 Hinojosa SP: Guerra

Relating to the creation and operations of health care funding districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border.

SB 1678 Deuell/ Patrick/ et al. SP: Isaac/ et al.

Relating to the events and expenses eligible for, reporting requirements concerning disbursements from, and a study by the comptroller of the Major Events trust fund and the Events trust fund.

SB 1727 Deuell/ et al. SP: Isaac/ et al.

Relating to the use of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund.

SB 1729 Nichols/ et al. SP: King, Ken/ et al.

Relating to an agreement between the Department of Public Safety and a county for the provision of renewal and duplicate driver's license and other identification certificate services; authorizing a fee.

SB 1773 Huffman/ et al. SP: Bonnen, Dennis

Relating to the creation of a select interim committee to review and make recommendations for substantive changes to ethics laws.

SB 1871 Estes SP: Kuempel

Relating to the state cemetery.

SB 1907 Hegar/ et al. SP: Kleinschmidt/ et al.

Relating to the transportation and storage of firearms and ammunition in private vehicles on the campuses of institutions of higher education.

SB 1914 Garcia/ Eltife SP: Pickett

Relating to certain specialty license plates.